Audios of Weekly WRFG Labor Forum Programs


WRFG Labor Forum programs are available to stream and download at the following links.


January 15, 2018 His/Her/Theirstory: Dr. King and Labor Organizing. Greg Fan of AFSCME Local 3 and comrades discuss fight for wage increase in Dekalb County. Audio from prisoner and inormation of Florida prison strike, Operation PUSH.

January 8, 2018 His/Her/Theirstory: Founding of African National Congress. Raul Jiminez of Durham discusses toppling Confederate monument and upcoming trial. Marshall Rancifer discusses homeless outreach during cold and difficult temperatures as well as the struggle to provide necessary resources


December 4, 2017 His/Her/Theirstory: Movement Against Sexual Harassment; Review of previous weeks event; Olivia (9 to 5 Working Woman) discuss Sexual Harassment and Workplace Descrimination and Nation Hot Line (1-800-522-0925)

November 20, 2017 His/Her/Theirstory: Bogalusa Labor Massacre 1919; Stanley Smalls (ATU) and Paris Baldwin (Prartransit Worker) discuss low wages in MARTA Mobility and struggle for affordable healthcare; Dr. Cynthia Hewitt (Morehouse University Sociology Professor) discusses educating students on contemporary labor movements while linking up students directly with movement members

November 13, 2017 His/Her/Theirstory: 1928 United Fruit Colombia Strike; Courtney Rowlings on Unionizing Emory University Graduate Students, Nolan Hack on educating community about who their public schools are named after

August 7, 2017 His/Her/Theirstory: Black August; Monteria Robinson and the murder of her son by US Marshals; Job With Justice on the Nissan workers vote, effects of anti-union propaganda on the decision, and successes from the campaign

July 31, 2017 :: Audio Temporarily Unavailable::

July 24, 2017 History: Fulton Bag and Cotton Mill; The life and music of Joyce Brookshire

July 10, 2017 (Audio Unavailable) Please visit video link: Zan Thornton, ADAPT member, and Rita Valenti, a nurse and activist in the single-payer movement, discuss healthcare crisis in disability communities.

July 03, 2017 History: 26th of July Movement; Victor Manuel Lemagne Sanchez, Secretary General of Cuba’s Hotel and Tourism Union

June 26, 2017 (Audio Unavailable) Please visit video link: Ajamu Baraka (Black Alliance For Peace) and Taryn Fivek (International Action Center) interview about United National Anti-War Coalition Conference

June 19, 2017  His/Herstory: 1953 Baton Rouge Bus Boycott; Atlanta City Council Finance Vote, Turner Field Communities/TentCityATL/Community Benefits Agreement (CBA); MARTA Mobility Under Private Subcontractors and Paratransit Worker and Rider Struggles

April 24, 2017  (Audio Unavailable) Please visit video links: Mammal Gallery and Glory Kilanko of Women Watch Afrika on ICE Detention of Somali Immigrants

April 17, 2017  History: May Day in Mexico; Adelina Nichols of Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights (GLAHR) ; Shelea Haskins from Roanoke, Virginia and Manzoor Cheema of N.C. ; May Day Organizing

April 10, 2017  History: Dr. King’s 1967 Riverside Speech; Unionizing Emory Graduate Students: Jonathan Basile and Anais Fern Stentson; Building Trade Unions: Randy Beall and Mitch Boyd

April 3, 2017  I-85/75 closure; Rev. Fahed Abu-Akel on Black and Palestinian Liberation Conference; Illise Cohen on Sanctuary City/Campus

March 27, 2017 (Audio Unavailable) Please visit video links: Allison Johnson and Douglas Dean on GSU/Carter Development and a fight for a Community Benefits Agreement

March 20, 2017 History: 2006 May Day; ATU Local 732 on HB 160, Transit Governance and Funding, Privatization; Black Workers for Justice, Southern Workers Assembly

March 13, 2017  History: Lucy Parsons; Violeta Hernandez and Nelly Rodriguez of The Coalition of Immokalee Workers; Fare Foods Campaign; Farm Workers

March 6, 2017   History: Internation (Working) Woman’s Day; Marilyn Lee of 9 to 5 Working Woman Atlanta

February 27, 2017  History: Trayvon Martin; Dean Steed (SNapCo) on Deaundre Phillips case; Todd Treder (UAW 9) on 9 month Honeywell lock-out

January 16, 2017  History: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; Shannon Reaz of Atlanta Jobs With Justice, Labor in the new Presidency

January 9, 2017  History: German Coast Uprising 1811; Traci Drummond (Southern Labor Archives); William Flanagan (President American Postal Workers Union Local 32); Stop Staples Campaign Victory

January 2, 2017  History: Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp; Upcoming Events; Blynne Olivieri and the Atlanta March for Social Justice and Women (21 Jan ’17)


October 17, 2016  History: 1968 Olympics Tommie Smith and John Carlos; Kennesaw State University Students and Faculty against Sam Olens as University President, Harvard Workers Strike

October 10, 2016 History: Leonard Peltier

October 3, 2016   History: Joe Hill; Many Rivers To Cross, Students and Community work for GSU Community Benefits Agreement, Fight For 15, Upcoming Events

September 26, 2016  MidnightInAmerica March and Solidarity with Charlotte Resistance, Housing Justice (Renters Crisis), Task Force For the Homeless (Peachtree and Pine)

September 19, 2016  History: Standing Rock Sioux; IATSE #927 Union Victory, Interviews From Dakota Access Pipeline Resistance

September 12, 2016  History: Christiana Resistance of 1852; ATU Local 732, MARTA Expansions and Privatization; ATL Raise Up, National Moral Day of Action; A Song from Standing Rock

September 5, 2016  :::AUDIO TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE:: Music and Audio clips from 24 hour community gathering to indict former APD officer, James Burns, who killed unarmed black youth, Caine Rogers

August 29, 2016  History: Luisa Moreno; September 9th Prisoners Strike, United Students Against Sweatshops at Georgia State University

August 22, 2016   9 to 5 Working Women, Women’s Equal Pay Day, ATL For All and the Opportunity School District (School Takeover) Bill

August 15, 2016  History: 1997 UPS Strike; Fight For $15 and a Union Conference (Richmond, VA); AFL-CIO and the Relationships Between Economics and Social Justice

August 8, 2016  History: Lamar Smith; Operation Whiplash; Arts and Resistance

August 1, 2016  History: Bombing Of Hiroshima; “Quality Of Life” Arrests/Minor Drug Offenses/Excessive Court and Probation Fees; Democratic Convention

July 25, 2016  History: 1898 Invasion of Puerto Rico; “Da Kink In My Hair,” performing at Horizon Theatre, interview with Actor Equity members and actresses Maiesha McQueen & Minka Wiltz

July 18, 2016  Importance of Community Radio & Independent Media (WRFG), Labor Resolution on BLM and Police Accountability, #ATLisREADY and Atlanta Protests for Police Accountability

July 11, 2016   History: Ida B Wells; Importance of Community Radio & Independent Media, Protests against Police/State Violence after Alton Sterling/Philando Castile murders, Housing Justice League and the Atlanta Renter’s Crisis #RenterCrisisATL

July 4, 2016     History: Fredrick Douglas speech on the 4th of July; Importance of Independent Media, Music of Revolution/Rebellion/Liberation, WRFG Summer Pledge Drive

June 27, 2016   History: Domestic Workers Bill of Rights

June 20, 2016   History: 1943 Detroit Riot; White House Women’s Summit, French Protest and Strikes For Workers Rights

June 13, 2016    History: Juneteenth; Orlando Massacre at Pulse Night Club, Jasmine Richards Case, Felony Lynching, Emancipation and Today’s Struggles/Movements

June 7, 2016

June 6, 2016       History: 1968 Dagenham Strike For Equal Pay; Muhammad Ali, Rise Up Activists discuss Anthony Hill and Robert Olsen’s arraignment, Verizon Strike Victory

May 30, 2016      History: Memorial Day; Interfaith Protest at ICE Field Office, Immigration raids/detention and its effects on families, McDonalds Stockholder Meeting and Fight For $15

May 23, 2016       History: Yuri Kochiyama; Faculty Forward: Duke University adjunct professors and living wage/union; Civil Rights and Criminal Defense Attorney discuss School To Prison Pipeline

May 16, 2016       History: Diane Nash; Freedom University student and allies discuss their protest and arrest at Georgia Board of Regents meeting on May 10th

May 9, 2016         Detroit Teacher 2-day Sick Out for full payment; National Association Of Letter Carriers, community role of Postal Workers and Stamp Out Hunger Campaign

May 2, 2016          OSHA and worker’s health and safety; NYC May Day March

April 25, 2016       Information on Upcoming May Day Festival; Rise Up Georgia members discuss mobilization against the Stone Mountain Klan rally

April 18, 2016       CWA Local 2204 and the Verizon Worker Strike; Impact of state violence and displacement of Palestinians by Israel and police murders and gentrification in the US

April 11, 2016        Duke Students and Workers in Solidarity(DSWS) and their occupation of the University Presidents Office; ATL Raise Up and Strike Day for Fight For $15

April 4, 2016          Discussion on the value of Community Radio and Independent Media

March 28, 2016     Motivation & Consequences of Religious Liberty legislation in Georgia; Opportunity School District in the context of equality and democratic participation

March 21, 2016      GLAHR, Rally In Defense of Our Families and Communities; resistance to Opportunity School District

March 14, 2016      Fight against MARTA Mobility privatization; Southern Workers School (Raleigh, North Carolina)

March 7, 2016

February 29, 2016

February 22, 2016

February 15, 2016

February 8, 2016

February 1, 2016

January 25, 2016

January 18, 2016

January 11, 2016

January 4, 2016


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December 21, 2015

December 14, 2015

December 7, 2015

November 30, 2015

November 23, 2015

November 16, 2015

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November 2, 2015

October 26, 2015

October 19, 2015

October 12, 2015

September 28, 2015

September 21, 2015

September 14, 2015

September 7, 2015

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